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Despotic synonyms

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Of or pertaining to a dictator
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  1. Of or pertaining to a dictator
  2. In the manner of a dictator, usually with callous disregard for others
  3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a dictator or dictatorship; autocratic.
Difficult to cope with; causing hardship or depressed spirits:
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  1. Difficult to cope with; causing hardship or depressed spirits:
  2. Tyrannical or exercising unjust power.
  3. Cruelly overbearing; tyrannical
Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
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  1. Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
  2. Characterized by or favoring absolute obedience to authority, as against individual freedom:
Not to be doubted or questioned; positive:
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  1. Not to be doubted or questioned; positive:
  2. Being fully such; utter:
  3. Unconstrained by constitutional or other provisions:
Alternative form of absolutist.[First attested in the mid 19th century.]
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  1. Alternative form of absolutist.[First attested in the mid 19th century.]
Not limited by law; despotic:
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  1. Not limited by law; despotic:
  2. Absolute; despotic; completely unreasonable; lacking any rational basis. This type of decision is often called arbitrary and capricious.
  3. Absolute; despotic
Of, pertaining to, or marked by autarchy; autocratic.
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  1. Of, pertaining to, or marked by autarchy; autocratic.
Of or pertaining to the manner of an autocrat.
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  1. Of or pertaining to the manner of an autocrat.
  2. Tending to impose one's will on others in an insistent or arrogant manner; domineering.
  3. Of or pertaining to autocracy or to an autocrat; absolute; holding independent and arbitrary powers of government.
Of or pertaining to a dictator
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  1. Of or pertaining to a dictator
  2. In the manner of a dictator, usually with callous disregard for others
  3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a dictator or dictatorship; autocratic.
Completely authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, etc.
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  1. Completely authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, etc.
  2. Of, relating to, being, or imposing a form of government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control over all aspects of life, the individual is subordinated to the state, and opposing political and cultural expression is suppressed:
Of or suited to a tyrant; arbitrary; despotic
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  1. Of or suited to a tyrant; arbitrary; despotic
  2. Characteristic of a tyrant or tyranny; despotic and oppressive:
  3. (Comparable) Despotic, oppressive or authoritarian.
Characterized by tyranny; despotic.
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  1. Characterized by tyranny; despotic.
  2. Tyrannical; despotic, oppressive, unjust, etc.
  3. Tyrannical, despotic or oppressive
Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
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  1. Tending to tell other people what to do in a peremptory or arrogant manner.
  2. Characterized by or favoring absolute obedience to authority, as against individual freedom:
Of or pertaining to the manner of an autocrat.
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  1. Of or pertaining to the manner of an autocrat.
  2. Tending to impose one's will on others in an insistent or arrogant manner; domineering.
  3. Of or pertaining to autocracy or to an autocrat; absolute; holding independent and arbitrary powers of government.
In the manner of a dictator, usually with callous disregard for others
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  1. In the manner of a dictator, usually with callous disregard for others
  2. Of or pertaining to a dictator
  3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a dictator or dictatorship; autocratic.
Of, relating to, being, or imposing a form of government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control over all aspects of life, the individual is subordinated to the state, and opposing political and cultural expression is suppressed:
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  1. Of, relating to, being, or imposing a form of government in which the political authority exercises absolute and centralized control over all aspects of life, the individual is subordinated to the state, and opposing political and cultural expression is suppressed:
  2. Completely authoritarian, autocratic, dictatorial, etc.
Of or suited to a tyrant; arbitrary; despotic
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  1. Of or suited to a tyrant; arbitrary; despotic
  2. Characteristic of a tyrant or tyranny; despotic and oppressive:
  3. (Comparable) Despotic, oppressive or authoritarian.
Find another word for despotic. In this page you can discover 28 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for despotic, like: dictatorial, oppressive, authoritarian, absolute, autocratic, tyrannical, absolute, absolutistic, arbitrary, autarchic and autarchical.